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Definition 1: a device produced by pressure on a surface - [noun denoting artifact]

(imprint is a kind of ...) an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

"the device is small enough to wear on your wrist" "a device intended to conserve water"

(... is a kind of imprint ) (dentistry) an imprint of the teeth and gums in wax or plaster

"the dentist took an impression for use in preparing an inlay"

Definition 2: a distinctive influence - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where imprint or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • English stills bears the imprint of the Norman invasion

(imprint is a kind of ...) a cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do

"her wishes had a great influence on his thinking"

Definition 3: an impression produced by pressure or printing - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for imprint in the sense of this definition

(imprint is a kind of ...) a symbol that is the result of printing or engraving

"he put his stamp on the envelope"

Definition 4: an identification of a publisher; a publisher's name along with the date and address and edition that is printed at the bottom of the title page - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where imprint or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the book was published under a distinguished imprint

(imprint is a kind of ...) evidence of identity; something that identifies a person or thing

Definition 5: a concavity in a surface produced by pressing - [noun denoting shape]

Samples where imprint or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud

Synonyms for imprint in the sense of this definition

(imprint is a kind of ...) a shape that curves or bends inward

(... is a kind of imprint ) a small natural hollow in the cheek or chin

"His dimple appeared whenever he smiled"

(... is a kind of imprint ) a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)

(... is a kind of imprint ) any slight depression in a surface

"there are approximately 336 dimples on a golf ball"

(... is a kind of imprint ) a depression in an otherwise level surface

"there was a dip in the road"

(... is a kind of imprint ) a depression scratched or carved into a surface

(... is a kind of imprint ) a shape that sags

"there was a sag in the chair seat"

(... is a kind of imprint ) a slight depression or fold in the smoothness of a surface

"his face has many lines" "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"

(... is a kind of imprint ) a long narrow depression in a surface

Definition 6: mark or stamp with or as if with pressure - [verb of contact]

Samples where imprint or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • To make a batik, you impress a design with wax

Synonyms for imprint in the sense of this definition

(imprint is a kind of ...) undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface

(... is a kind of imprint ) to mark, or produce an imprint in or on something

"a man whose name is permanently stamped on our maps"

(... is a kind of imprint ) raise in a relief

"embossed stationery"

(imprint implies ...) exert pressure or force to or upon

"He pressed down on the boards" "press your thumb on this spot"

Samples where imprint or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We imprint our ideas onto our children

Synonyms for imprint in the sense of this definition

(imprint is a kind of ...) have and exert influence or effect

"The artist's work influenced the young painter" "She worked on her friends to support the political candidate"

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